On this page you'll find a list of the UK Birdsong Audio Books that we stock.
You can also buy any of these, with identifying commentaries, by calling 01557 339000
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CDSN 851    Birds of a Winter Estuary
Bill Oddie takes Ken Jackson to Pagham Harbour in Sussex on a winter walk around this well-known reserve.  They see or hear some 30 species, which include:  Whimbrel, Brent Geese, Grey Plover, Teal, Turnstone, Redshank, Oystercatcher, Shelduck, Slavonian Grebe, Skylark, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Reed Bunting, Curlew, Rock Pipit, Rook, Carrion Crow, Common Gull, and Wigeon.

CDSN 851   
Price  £10.00
P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 855    RSPB’s Minsmere's Summer Birds 

 Jeremy Sorenson is your guide around the famous RSPB reserve in Suffolk.  An early morning walkabout with some 40 species, including: Nightingale, Blackcap, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Wren, Swallow, Willow, Garden, Sedge and Reed Warblers, Chiffchaff, Redstart, Little and Common Terns, Marsh Harrier, Bearded Tit, Marsh Tit, Grey Plover, Gadwall, Shelduck, Bittern, Cuckoo, Pheasant, Avocet Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Oystercatcher and Lapwing.

SN 855  
Price  £10.00 
P&P  £1.00

dawn birdsong cd

CDSN 863    Dawn Birdsong

Cliff Christie joins Ken Jackson very early one May morning to listen to, and identify, 23 species in an Oxfordshire wood, surrounding a lake.   Those singing or calling include:  Wood Pigeon, Heron, Little Grebe, Goldcrest, Treecreeper, Great Tit, Blackbird, Song thrush, Chaffinch, Wren, Robin, Blackcap, Stock Dove, Jackdaw, Tawny Owl.

SN 863  
Price  £10.00
P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 877    An Autumn Walk in Wychwood  (in production - check before ordering)

Join WD Campbell, one-time contributor to the Guardian's Country Diary, as he walks along the footpath in Wychwood Forest, an area he knew intimately for over 80 years.  Share in its history, wildlife and dialect and hear of some people 'WD' met - locals and visitors - over the years when his father was Head Gardener at Cornbury Park. There are also two of Bill's poems for you to enjoy after the walk.

SN 877  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

beginning birdsong cd

CDSN 879    Beginning Birdsong  

The first of our trilogy of unique audio books with which to learn birdsong, it is a detailed listen-in to 12 of the common garden species, with a minimum of narration to identify each.   The CD lasts for 42 minutes, with each species performing for at least two minutes, with some performing for up to over five minutes.  Birds covered are: Blackbird (+calls) Mistle and Song Thrushes, Robin, Blue Tit, Wren, Dunnock, Greenfinch, Great Tit (+calls), Skylark, Willow Warbler (+CALL), Chaffinch (+calls).

SN 879  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

continuing birdsong cd

CDSN 884    Continuing Birdsong  
 
A follow-up to SN 879 using the same format of long bands of each species, with minimum identification narration, and featuring 15 species, which are either likely to be heard quite often, or else are special favourites! . . .  Swift, Swallow, Chiffchaff, Curlew, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Spotted Flycatcher, Yellowhammer, Bullfinch, Jackdaw, Tawny Owl, Starling, Cuckoo, House Sparrow, Nightingale. 

 

SN 884  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 889    Confusing Pairs of Birdsong
The third in the trilogy, using the same extended recordings with minimal identifying narration, and featuring such easily confused 'twins' as Blackcap and Garden Warbler, Reed and Sedge Warblers, Wren and Robin calls, Rook and Carrion Crow, Great and Coal Tits, Redshank and Greenshank, Greylag and Pink-footed Geese, and three pairs of gulls - Black-headed and Kittiwake, Herring and Common, and Lesser and Great Black-backed.

 

SN 889  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 868    Ayrshire Woodland Birds
A May visit to several locations in the county to join Angus Hogg as he introduces Ken Jackson to 43 species of woodland and woodland edge birds, with a total of 61 different songs and calls.   The birds heard include: Willow Warbler, Treecreeper, Goldcrest, Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Redpoll, Long-tailed Tit, Chffchaff, Buzzard, Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Goldfinch, Tree Pipit, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Yellowhammer and Whitethroat.

SN 868  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 883   Birdsong of Welsh Oak Woodlands & Marsh 

A mid-May visit to two Welsh RSPB reserves - Dinas, near Llandovery, to join up with Tony Pickup, and Ynyshir, near Machynlleth, to meet Dick Squires - to hear, and hear about a total of 43 species with 56 different songs and calls.  Among them are Pied Flycatcher, Wood, Garden, Reed, Sedge, Willow and Grasshopper Warblers, Raven, Buzzard, Peregrine, Red Kite, Redstart, Heron, Teal, Grey Wagtail, Nuthatch, Whitethroat, Shelduck and Lapwing.

SN 883  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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SN 887a  Ayrshire and Galloway Moorland Birds 

An end-May exploration in the Galloway Forest Park and the moorlands of Ayrshire to hear, and hear about from Angus Hogg,  a wide selection of birds - Curlew, Oystercatcher, Golden Plover, Dunlin, Snipe, Redshank, Red and Black Grouse, Grasshopper Warbler, Willow Warbler, Stonechat, Whinchat, Meadow Pipit,  Cuckoo, Carrion Crow, Skylark, Pheasant, Redpoll, Black-headed and Common Gulls, Long-eared Owl. 

SN 887a  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 887b   Ayrshire and Galloway Upland Forest Birds 

Again, out with Angus Hogg and Ken Jackson, who also meet up with Robin Heaney of Forest Enterprise, to explore some of the forest area of the Galloway Forest Park.  They come across 36 species of which a selection is:  Buzzard, Raven, Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Siskin, Wren, Chaffinch, Redstart, Peregrine, Heron, Teal, Garden and Willow Warblers , Bullfinch, Black Grouse, Mistle Thrush, Curlew.  Produced in part-association with Forest Enterprise.

SN 887b  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

a night out with the birds cd

CDSN 888   A Night Out with the Birds 
An all-night, mid-August visit to the Ythan estuary, in Aberdeenshire with Angus Hogg and Ken Jackson.  During the night and very early morning they find 29 species of wader and other shore birds mostly going about their feeding activities, which are regulated by the state of the tide, not the hours of daylight.   Vocal wader are Redshank, Greenshank, Turnstone, Ringed Plover, Curlew, Whimbrel, Dunlin, Knot, Golden Plover, Lapwing,  Oystercatcher, Green Sandpiper and  Snipe - joined by three Tern species, five types of gulls and Herons.

SN 888  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 890   Ayrshire Shore Birds
Angus Hogg shows Ken Jackson some of the large number of species, which spend winter and/or summer on and off the shore and in the estuaries, with a special trip to Ailsa Craig included.  Among the species heard are; Glaucous Gull, Twite, Redshank, Curlew, Oystercatcher, Goldeneye, Rock Pipit, Grey Plover, Greylag Goose, Fulmar, Snipe, Ringed Plover, Shelduck, Common Sandpiper, Little & Arctic Terns, Cormorant, Peregrine, Gannet, Kittiwake and the five commoner gull species.     

SN 890  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

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CDSN 893    Bird Table Talk  (in production - check before ordering)

Close encounters with 23 species at  'bugged' feeding stations, with microphones right by the feeders, in both England and Scotland, as Angus Hogg and Ken Jackson comment on the birds' songs and calls and feeding behaviour.   Also, Chris Whittles, of CJ Wildbird Foods, joins them at the English site to discuss how to get the best out of garden feeding.  The birds are what you would expect to hear at most feeders, but they're with RedSquirrels at the main Scottish site!  

SN 893  
Price  £10.00
P&P  £1.00

wildfowl sounds cd

CDSN 898   A Wildfowl Walkabout  - at Slimbridge 

An exploration of the wildfowl walkabout trail at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust's centre at Slimbridge, in the company of Tony Richardson and Dave Paynter.  The 34 species to be heard, and heard about, are: Eider,  American and European Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Mandarin; Bar-headed, Red-breasted, Barnacle, Brent, Greylag, Ne-ne, Greenland, European and Lesser White-fronted Geese; Whistling, Trumpeter, Black and Bewick Swans; Magpie and Cereopsis Geese; Andean, James', Chilean, Greater and Lesser Flamingos; Ruddy Shelduck, Canvasback, White-headed, Ruddy and White-faced Whistling Ducks; Rook, Peregrine and Kingfisher.

SN 898  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

wild goose sounds cd

CDSN 990   A Wild Goose Chase in Galloway  

Two days with Angus Hogg and Ken Jackson on the trail of wild geese in the south-west of Scotland are condensed into this 70 minute production, which includes visits to the RSPB reserve at Mersehead and the Wilfowl and Wetlands Trust centre at Caelaverock.  Species heard are Greylag, Pinkfeet, Greenland White-fronted, Bean, Brent, Barnacle and Canada, with 'guest appearances' of other wildfowl and waders.

SN 990  
Price  £10.00

P&P  £1.00

     
Audio Expert, Ken Jackson has drawn on 30 years of experience working for BBC Radio to create these compelling and competitively priced bird sounds birdsong audio books for your listening pleasure.